STARTING A BAND

Unsure of how to start a band? Every musician has been there. Before you’ve been in a few bands, creating one is an intimidating thought. You have no idea how to get the right people on-board or get the gigs you need. So today, we’re going to go through each step, one at a time.  Here’s the 10 steps it’ll take to start your own band…. TODAY. But before we start, make sure to grab my FREE guide on 6 ways to overcome writer’s block. It’ll help get you unstuck in the writing process when you’re feeling uninspired. You’ll be … Continue reading STARTING A BAND

SHED SEVEN: A MAXIMUM HIGH

A Maximum High is the second studio album by the British rock band Shed Seven, released in April 1996 via Polydor Records. The album was written by all four band members at the time of release; Rick Witter, Paul Banks, Tom Gladwin and Alan Leach. The album title comes from lyrics in the song “Parallel Lines”. Shed Seven held writing and rehearsal sessions at a local potato plant, RS Cockerill’s of York, prior to recording the album. One of the first tracks recorded, with their new producer Chris Sheldon, was the lead single, “Where Have You Been Tonight?”, written in late-1994 and debuting live at the band’s Christmas show on … Continue reading SHED SEVEN: A MAXIMUM HIGH

BUYING A PIANO

People stumble on their search for a piano when: 1)  They haven’t decided if they really want to learn/play – If you ask most people if they would like to learn piano or like their progeny to learn piano, they will say, “yes, of course!” But most people leave it there. One of the most common things we see is people who sign their kids up for a month of lessons at the lowest price they can find, and then follow-up with the purchase of an inexpensive unweighted keyboard. And while some of these unweighted keyboards are incredibly impressive instruments with robust … Continue reading BUYING A PIANO

BEST WHO ALBUMS

1Who’s Next One of the few Rock N’Roll albums I would consider perfect! It’s perfectly produced, perfectly performed, without fillers and full of astounding songs!new Glad to see it at the top. Has many fabulous tracks on it like Baba o Riley, wont get fooled again and behind blue eyes which is also a lovely song. You can also relate to this album very easily…+10 Nothing with Keith Moon really disappointed me, but this album is definitely king to me. Amazing from start to finish, especially the opening and closing tracks(Baba O’ Riley and Won’t Get Fooled Again). However, those … Continue reading BEST WHO ALBUMS

POST MALONE

A little Q&A to a guy out there mixing things up. 1. Who does Post Malone play in Mark Wahlberg’s movie ‘Wonderland’? Post Malone will make his acting debut in Mark Wahlberg’s upcoming movie ‘Wonderland’. The film is based on the 2013 crime novel of the same name by Robert B Parker. It’s not yet known who Post will play, or what his character will be like, but his recent change of hairstyle (he cut off his man bun!) has prompted fans to speculate. 2. Will Post Malone be on the next season of Queer Eye? Post Malone has dropped … Continue reading POST MALONE

BLUR: THERES NO OTHER WAY

Blur lead singer Damon Albarn wrote this. It was part of a new category of music in England called “Indie-dance,” a combination of dance and alternative music that many bands were attempting. This was the first Blur song produced by Stephen Street. Street had previously worked with The Smiths and would continue working with Blur. This was Blur’s second single in England and first in the US. They tried to break into America by touring there in 1992, but it was a disaster. After recording it as a demo, Blur thought of “There’s No Other Way” as being nothing more … Continue reading BLUR: THERES NO OTHER WAY